Whaddya Mean… You Don’t Love Your ATS?

I love my ATS. It’s iCIMS. They should send me a t-shirt that says I “heart” iCIMS… just like those I “heart” NY shirts. I’d wear it. All the time…. Get the Rest


Is Employment Branding The Next Key Skill of the Super Sourcer?

Ahhh... Employment Branding (EB)---the most buzzed-about phrase in recruiting today and a hell of a lot more sexy than Candidate Experience (CE). It's so interesting---this meld of Social Media, Recruiting

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The RIGHT Way To Source Candidates

Would things be easier if there was a right way? Honey, there is no right way.  ~Hozier Sorry to lead you in... but really there is no right


Be Limitless With Lists When You Source

Sounds crazy right? You can keyword search LinkedIn.  Why on earth would you find a list first and then go to LinkedIn? Or to any social profile site

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5 Simple Strategies To Stop Sucking At Sourcing

Sourcing is one of those skill sets that you continue to use even after you leave recruiting---and just as relevant if your new job, like mine, involves generating

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Why Your Social Recruiting Efforts Suck

Note from FOT: The best social recruiting efforts give gifts of time, knowledge, community and transparency into the organization you recruit for. Need a story to have it all make

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LinkedIn Tip: Your Profession And Your Industry Are Not The Same!

I live and breathe LinkedIn. Daily. I could be chief cheerleader if they were hiring one. Big fan... huge. For years I've prattled on to our team about relying


New Sourcing Goal: To Be The Best PenPal Evah!

For the last few years, my days have been filled with intake meetings and sourcing strategy. Building spreadsheets detailing our funnel of candidates, reaching out to candidates about opportunities


Summertime… And The Demos Are Easy.

Summer is here.  Time to get my sourcing demos on... I tend to hoard these demos until summer, thinking work will be lighter then. It's not.  So I

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Girlfriend, Do You Know The Difference Between An Active And Passive Job Seeker?

I got this question when I humored a vendor with a "quick 5-minute chat" this week.  I love it when people do their due diligence before a call.